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GM employee crushed to death at work

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PARMA, OH (WOIO) - The worker killed in a tragic accident at the General Motors plant in Parma has been identified.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identifies the victim as 52-year-old Phil Niewiadomski of Painesville. An autopsy will be conducted on Wednesday.

Investigators from both United Auto Workers and GM are trying to figure out what went wrong after a piece of heavy equipment crushed Niewiadomski to death on Tuesday.

Part of the plant remains closed.

As with any workplace injury or death, OSHA will be investigating.

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